Concert Pianist Joonghun Cho

Concert Pianist Joonghun Cho

Thu Nov 25, 2021 - 7:30 PM

We are thrilled to welcome Joonghun Cho to our stage on November 25th at 7:30 PM.

Come and enjoy this remarkable performance.

Please call 705-435-2828 to RSVP to the show.



An avid performing artist, Joonghun Cho is a versatile pianist, chamber musician as well as a pedagogue. He has concertized widely giving performances across South Korea, Spain, Slovakia,
the UK, Canada, Japan and the United States in many prestigious venues. Recently he has appeared as a guest artist at the Flint Symphony Orchestra and Yeon-Eum Piano Festival in Seoul, South Korea. He has also been invited to perform and teach at several music festivals this year such as Palmetto International Piano Festival, Gijón International Piano Festival, Festival Internacional de Música José Luis Vega "Pelis" and American Liszt Society Festival.

Joonghun has won many prizes in numerous competitions including gold medal Vienna International Music Competition, second prize William C. Byrd Young Artist Competition, first
prize International Chopin Piano Competition in Japan, second prize Schimmel USASU International Piano Competition for Young Pianists, third prize Glasgow International Piano Competition for Young Pianists, first prize Sungjung Music Concours, second prize Kookmin Ilbo Press Competition and third prize Korea-Germany Brahms Associations Concours. 

Born in Suwon, South Korea, Joonghun received his early education in Seoul at the Yewon School and Seoul Art High School where he studied with Min Sook Jeon, Tong-il Han and Hyoung Joon Chang. After immigrating to the United States, he went to Rochester, New York to study at the Eastman School of Music with Barry Snyder where he obtained his Bachelor of Music in piano performance. Thereafter he moved to Michigan to study with Logan Skelton at
the University of Michigan where he completed his Master of Music and is currently pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts. 

Joonghun has performed in a number of masterclasses and worked with renowned artists such as Robert McDonald, Michel D'Alberto, John O'Conor, Piotr Paleczny, Julian Martin, Dominique Merlet, Matti Raekallio, Aviram Reihert, Andre-Michel Schub, James Giles, Asaf Zohar, David Korevaar, Norman Krieger, Stijn De Cock and Ian Jones.